Hunting the Devil by Richard Lourie – book cover, description, publication history. He savagely murdered 53 women and children in a frenzy of mutilation and cannibalism. There was not a single witness nor a shred of evidence. Five years . “Richard Lourie has had the exclusive cooperation of Chief Inspector Kostoev in the Hunting the Devil is a remarkable book: an absorbing story of the brilliant.

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I found it all very interesting but others may just want to read about the murders. I would give this book five stars, however, I found something to be desired. An incompetent local investigation.

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Many authors tend to miss the line between admiration and fact telling but Richard Lourie is a perfect balance. I can’t deny that I was thankful for that. Justine rated it really liked it May 15, Still, the setting is intriguing and there will be interest in reading about Russia’s “Jack the Ripper. He lived through two “resettlements” in which three of his siblings diedand clawed his way up, by virtue of being smart and aggressive, to the point that he could in fact go to law school; he also had the sense, unlike Chikatilo, not to try for Moscow, knowing it was pointless.

Read more Read less. I thought that all the talk of politics was boring and nothing to do with the subject. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Jun 18, Leah rated it it was amazing. Oct 08, Eric Keese rated it liked it. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Some cover wear, may contain a few marks.


Your purchase also supports literacy charities. Fascinatia americana fata de criminalii in serie este recunoscut, prin urmare, viata lui Cikatilo a avut parte de doua ecranizari, amandoua anoste: Fifty-three frenzied murders of women and children, involving mutilation and sexual cannibalism. A very interesting book, but only if you can handle its graphic nature. Interrogation – the most intricate game of all – is about to begin, played by two, alone for ten days in a bare room, the stakes freedom or death.

It gave just enough details of this madman to keep one involved, and just enough detail to explain why he got away with these murders for 12 years.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Good true crime book, if you can handle the fhe nature of the crimes.

Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Richard Lourie creeaza o poveste antrenanta, un fel de poveste de si cu detectivi despre un caz real.

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Chikatilo wanted to go to law school, but his father committed the terrible crime of surviving being a POW in WWII, which in Stalin’s insane troll logic made him a traitor. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Would you like to tell us about devill lower price? He was a gray man; no one ever noticed him. The Autobiography Of Joseph Stalin: Still a great read though, the three stars above are actually a solid 3.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Contains some markings such as highlighting and writing. This is the story of Andrei Chikatilo, a sadistic sexual serial rkchard convicted vevil Rostov of 53 murders of women and children.

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To ask other readers questions about Hunting the Devilplease sign up. The Americans are deranged by traumas in their families, the Russians by their history. Greener Books Ltd Published: Hunting the Devil Richard Lourie Grafton.

Hunting the Devil

This book flowed well from the history, to the men involved, the events, the interrogation and trial. Lee rated it really liked huntinv Jan 12, Find Rare Books Book Value. Very vivid book, and though a bit graphic at times, it will keep you engaged and open doors to the mind of criminals serial killers. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

I will say that after watching Richard Lourie talk about Andrei Chikatilo in a documentary I was sparked to buy his book. It’s your usual good true crime hubting. And got handed the dreadful clusterfuck that was the investigation of the serial killer working in Rostov-on-Don. And because he was a volunteer policeman, he was very familiar with police procedures. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Kostoev’s hunring was actually to become a test pilot, but he got thrown out of the stiff competition for admission for brawling.

Putting Kostoev and Chikatilo side by side makes mincemeat of most of Chikatilo’s attempts at self-exculpation. It’s scary to know people like this exist.

But inwardly, he was very different. Customers who bought this item also bought.